British automobile manufacturer MG's electric SUV model will be sold in Turkey with its dealer Dogan Otomotiv. The electric models of MG, which started to be sold in 10 countries in Europe, will come in the spring to Turkey.
Yiğit Akü Chief Executive Officer Mahmut Yiğit says that they are focusing on the production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Yiğit said, “We have completed trial and local production in this area. "We will start production in different segments."
Exitcom, a waste battery recycling company obtain raw materials such as lithium, cobalt, graphite from used batteries for electric vehicle batteries at its pilot in Kocaeli's Kartepe district. The company contributes to the country's economy by recycling the raw materials that are mainly held by the far east countries.
While the environmentally friendly 3-wheel electric vehicles of the institution were put into service in Büyükada, Heybeliada, Burgazada and Kınalıada, distribution activities were started with electric bicycles.
Kordsa which improves its competencies in the field of composites with new investments, supplies carbon fiber fabric for the mass production of battery boxes of electric vehicles to the British company TRB Lightweight Structures.
TEMSA which gives great importance to electric vehicles in its product range stated that they have started to develop and produce the batteries and battery packs for their electric buses in their Adana facilities.
Martı, which is a shared domestic electric scooter initiative, is now in use in many cities. In addition, according to a new statement from the company, Martı is preparing to show up on the roads very soon with its sharing electric vehicle service.
While the transformation to electric vehicles is accelerating all over the world, 99% of the Turkish supplier industry produces parts for fossil fuel vehicles, and most of the new investments are made in this field. TAYSAD Vice President Albert Saydam said, “This issue keeps us awake at night. Our 70 percent domestic rate may drop rapidly, "he said.